A Double Degree! – What a great idea! Or?
The amount of Swedish students that have completed two degrees have increased exponentially – of all the students that 2009 took a degree 17 % them completed their second one – and this is becoming increasingly more popular.
From my own experience, I have several classmates, and peers that have planned, or that have already finished two degrees – it’s quite a fascinating development – and it’s causing some worries here and there in the government and intellectuals. Because swedes now enter into the workforce later and later – and the average age is now somewhere around 28-30 – and at that point you only got some 30 years left to work (before pension).
An obvious problem that this creates is that the less people that are working – the more difficult it will be to sustain and support those that have already left the workforce – and a higher workload and burden will be placed upon those active in the system – the question we should ask ourselves is WHY do we start working only when we reach the mature age of 30? Only around 50 years ago it was completely normal to start working when you were 15 years old – and at the same time you also moved out from your parents and started your own life. What is happening in todays modern world is that it takes longer and longer for people to get out there, start their own lives, and involve themselves in some sort of profession – and many doesn’t even reach the point of attaining a profession – many, many youths are unemployed.
I can tell from my own experience that two exams are not required to get out into the system and handle the responsibilities of a job – you barely require one – so there is no need for this overconsumption of education – it’s a artificially created supply without any demand – and the supply has been powered and built up with the use of debt – and in Sweden it’s the so-called student loans that have been used for this purpose. These are loans that are given from the government to youths wanting to study some completely meaningless education that will not provide them with a job – and that will not provide any added value in society.
So, what is going on here?
Well, this is the consequence of economic recession – and the saturation of education is apparently a solution – though – it really isn’t – the solution is instead to change this economic insanity where we all try to fight for our survival and in that squander our lives through doing unnecessary things that apparently up our individual competitiveness in this world – so that we can compete against someone else for that solitary job – it’s actually ridiculous because it doesn’t have to be this way – there are some basic design flaws in the economy – and if these are fixed – we won’t have to lead our lives in this strange way (à check out the Living Income Guaranteed for a more in-depth look at a solution).
Anyway, this point opened up because I was myself considering taking two degrees – then I did some research on the subject and found out that actually – those with plural degrees earn less money than those with one – STRANGE! And actually – many employees consider it as a weakness to have two degrees – because it apparently signifies some form of laziness in the applicant – that you didn’t immediately begin working after you finished your first degree – quite bizarre outflows and goes to show that the value of our modern education is really not as high as we’d like to think it is.
Below I am going to walk self-forgiveness on the mind-construct that lead me into the consideration of completing two degrees – which is fear – anxiety – as well as that desire for security and comfort – being hired! – And today I am going to focus on the positive/desire aspects of this mind-construct.
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to desire to be hired, and desire to attain a fruitful and high-stature position in society so that I am able to earn money, and have a secure employment, and within this I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to dream and desire to have a secure and stable employment – and have access to money until the day I die – so that I know that everything is always going to pan out comfortably in my life – and within this I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not see, realize and understand that it’s obviously not a solution to the problem that I fix my life – and that I make sure that I survive – because it’s this entire system that is the problem – it’s the economic laws that we’ve decided upon – that is the issue – and that is the origin of the fucked up situation that I am in as well as others in this world
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not see, realize and understand that I will NEVER be able to find comfort, security and stability in this world in terms of money – because that is not how the system is structured and designed – it’s structured to function upon severely primordial and basic instincts of survival where human-beings are pitted against each-other and compete to survive – instead of working together to create a economic reality and world that is best for all – and thus I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not see, realize and understand that if I want my life to change – and if I want economic stability for myself and my children – I require to stand as an example of that and bring into creation – or support the creation of this point all ways that I can manage – that is the only way through
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not see, realize and understand that it’s not a permanent solution to focus upon my life – and me gaining security – money and employment – that will only for a short time solve the problems in my life – yet the very sickness of the system will remain – and thus I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not stand as a voice of reason showing that there is another way to go about this – and that it’s not a solution for each and every individual to solely focus on their own survival in this dysfunctional system – instead we must effectively replace the system if we want to make an effective in our lives – and if we don’t – we’ll pay the price
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to not see, realize and understand that I must devote my life to stand as a voice of reason in this world of madness – because that is the only way I can create what I want to have in this world – that is the only way that I am able to actually bring forth a permanent solution that will stand the test of time – and that will produce trustworthy results and keep my world and reality stable and effective
I commit myself to dedicate my life to finding and implementing solutions for a new world – a world with a new economic paradigm that actually works – and I commit myself to support the establishment of this new world with physical actions – and use my resources to bring about this change – and invest both mentally, physically and economically and bringing forth this new world – that I see is the ONLY way forward – there is no possibility for me to create my own bubble life in this world – either all humans come through – or none come through – that is the way this interconnected reality is structured and there is nothing to do about that
I commit myself to dedicate my life to support others that stand for solutions to this economic madness that rules the world and the mind of our leaders – and I commit myself to stand as a trustworthy and steadfast support for all that see what I see and that are devoted to bring forth a change in this world – because I see, realize and understand that this the only way forward – and this is the only way we’re going to get through